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A D3 Bantam Called Camilla
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sunny
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September 4, 2018 - 7:36 am
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hi  BOB   a  bit  big  i know       A  roll  of  PTFE     tape  fits  all   the  threads

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Just spoke to the very helpful fellas at AMAL, they've recommended increasing the main jet to 100 due to the +.06 overbore of the enjun. Parts ordered, PTFE tape prepped for the drain screw, I'll whip the carb off tonight in readiness for new needle loveliness.

We're all going to die, so let's be nice

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New needles and jets work a treat! After an exploratory 10 miles or so to check Camilla over I decided to try something slightly more adventurous and given that the old girl has only gone a short distance so far without breaking down I decided to hang off all reasonable and sensible ideas for a first proper run out and entered the VMCC  Taverners Road Trial!

Hopelessly outclassed by faster machinery Camilla ran like clockwork, even starting first kick (hadn't hot started her before this point), which much more exotic machines couldn't say.

The ride to the start was further than I'd ever been, and it was wet, hadn't done that either!

Here's a photo of her parked up at the start, with the essential plank of wood for the stand, and one from when I got home. I only did the morning ride because I was starting to cramp up on such a small machine. Overall just shy of 100 miles total.

Only problems were the slide alignment screw for the carb went missing and the speedo, which was running perfectly, suddenly started telling me I was doing 60mph, then went completely bonkers and told me all sorts of speeds!

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  hi  Bob    well  done       with all   the   problem s  involved       good   job  well   done

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Well done indeed - that's some test-ride!

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